Valkenswaard, Netherlands, 1943 · Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2016
Murtala Muhammed Airport Seating Unit
Produced and manufactured by Artifort, Maastricht, Netherlands
The Lagos bench was originally designed for the interior of the Murtala Muhammed Airport terminal in Lagos, Nigeria, which Verschuuren designed with Naco Thijs Veldman in 1977-1978. Many redesigns of the bench followed and the benches became popular seating units for all kinds of public waiting areas around the world.